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minutes apart with two very different stories. does this town really revolve around the gm plant? >> yes. >> no question? >> no question. >> we meant sherry gaunt in lordstown, long time gm worker and vice president of the local united autoworkers. >> look where gm is now. if the government didn't step in, might not be working, might not have a job. >> here at gm's lordstown, ohio, plant, they're cranking out the chevy cruz. they're got from one shift of 100 workers to three shifts with 4500 workers today. but like most autoworkers these days, she felt the pain of the layoffs. >> how much does it play into politics for you in this election? >> it means everything. >> everything? >> everything. we're doing real well right now. >> her coworkers told us a similar story. who are you supporting for president? >> obama. >> why? >> because he's for the working class. and he helped with the bailout. >> it speaks about his dar character, speaks about his concern for us. >> in warren, ohio, some former autoworkers are angry. >> i was one of the innovators. bruce worked for delphi for 34 years, a s
of the weather. the debates about the economy. the campaign having a tussle right now over chrysler and gm. when biden and clinton koim to youngstown they slammed mitt romney for ads calling this claim that they were moving plants and jobs overseas on production within of the most cynical political moves he has seen and raw here in the final weeks. every voting counting, the economy issue number one here in ohio. >> not often you hear like a big business speak out about a republican ad but i guess that makes gm look bad, too, right? >> no. yeah. but very unusual. they tried to stay out of it and very unusual for spokesman to unload that kind of harsh language against the romney campaign in this particular ad. >> john avalon from youngstown, ohio. today's talk back question. will sandy change the election? facebook.com/carolcnn. [ female announcer ] ready for a taste of what's hot? check out the latest collection of snacks from lean cuisine. creamy spinach artichoke dip, crispy garlic chicken spring rolls. they're this season's must-have accessory. lean cuisine. be culinary chic. that bringing yo
was in youngstown where the large gm plant exists. look at the swing states, florida, ohio and virginia and florida's unemployment rate is high er th higher that on the national average but virginia and ohio are lower. around here people are feeling good and like it is in an upswing. i'm in toledo and they have a good deal of vacancy in the downtown buildings, but they are coming back. the question is who do you credit? this state has a republican governor like florida and virginia and wisconsin and who to you credit for this? most people talking about here are showing what the polls are showing a slight edge for obama. and the question is who goes otut vote and whout to vote, and what happen s s toe undecideds, because there are still some. >> and we will let the viewers know how it stands in ohio. i though you have to get back on the tour bus. appreciate your doing that for us. >>> and the key battleground state ohio, and no offense, florida, because we love you, too. but i want to let you know about a buckeye presidential poll that will kick off at 4:00 p.m. on cn. meanwhile on the october jobs
. >> obama took gm and chrysler into bankruptcy and sold chrysler to italians who are going to build jeeps in china. >> political contributor john avalon is joining us from youngstown, ohio. john, i understand that, first of all, there has been some pushback from the auto industry execs over the ad. how is this playing out? >> suzanne, it is fascinating. the auto industry here is a political issue, it is a personal issue, it is a pocketbook issue. it is very much a central focus of the debate. we have spoken to senators on both democrat and republican sides of the aisle, senator rob portman and sherrod brown about this ad. take a listen. >> i say it is the most disingenuous ad i've ever seen. they know better. they know the auto rescue worked. they know that ohio reasons connected directly or indirectly to the auto rescue and they know that governor romney and my opponent's opposition to the auto rescue, they're trying to crowd the issue and it is pretty outrageous. >> it is their game to the extent it is reported in the media and that's all they have said, there is reports this could happ
's getting a lot of criticism from many different kinds of entities. first, listen. >> obama took gm and chrysler into bankruptcy. and sold chrysler to italians who are going to build jeeps in china. >> really? after all that federal bailout money, it's china that will get all the jobs? right away, the white house unleashed its attack dogs. >> they're running the most scurrilous ad in ohio. they assert that president obama forced chrysler into bankruptcy so the italians could take over chrysler. and ship jeep manufacturing to china. that's what the ad says. that's what the ad said. it's an outrageous lie. >> don avalon is a cnn contributor who also serves as a senior political columnist for "ne "newsweek" and the daily beast. joining from us youngstown, ohio. i know you've done a lot of reporting on this issue. is the ad inaccurate? >> reporter: the ad is inaccurate, but it really is resonating here in ohio, and not in a good way for the romney campaign. a lot of voters i've spoken to, they've heard about the ad, they've seen it and understand it's an attempt to muddy the waters and
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like. >> we're in toledo. >> we were in youngstown yesterday. it's the big gm lordstown plant. ohioans are really attached to the auto industry, and they definitely feel a lot of relief. there is three shifts going on at these plants. they were down to one in some cases and manufacture these plants were down to being shut. we are definitely sensing that people feel things are a little bit better. the question, suzanne, is who do they credit for that? >> and the other thing, too, is, of course, we've heard from the president saying, look, this is evidence that this is 32 straight months of private sector growth, and you have mitt romney on the other side saying that it's a sad reminder that the economy is at a standstill. his own words. beyond the spin here, what do you think voters are hearing when they hear this number today, and does it even change their perception at all of how the economy is doing? to either one of you. >> suzanne, you know, the uptick is not great news for the obama campaign. it is still -- >> this is a 7.8% to 7.9%. >> that's the top line number that people pay a
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